Topic: Time Intelligence

        22 posts
DAX 101 –

Previous year up to a certain date

This article describes how to compute previous year values up to a certain date. This is useful in case the data is presenting incomplete months or years.  Read more

DAX 101 –

Year-to-date filtering weekdays in DAX

Time intelligence functions oftentimes hide an automatic ALL statement meant to make time intelligence calculations easier. This article describes this behavior and what to do in case it ends up breaking your calculation.  Read more

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Semi-Additive Measures in DAX

Values such as inventory and account balance, usually calculated from a snapshot table, require the use of semi-additive measures. This article describes how to implement these calculations in DAX according to your specific requirements.  Read more

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Using DAX with DateTime values

I was recently reading an interesting question by a user. Given a date/time value and a number of hours, add the number of hours to the date, but considering some constraints related to working hours: The working hours are 09:00-17:00…  Read more

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The hidden secrets of TOTALYTD

DAX has many time intelligence functions that are often redundant, offering different shorter syntaxes for longer more generic functions. However, sometimes the shorter syntax could be dangerous, as I explain in this blog post where I suggest using CALCULATE and…  Read more

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Time intelligence in Microsoft Power BI

Every Microsoft Power BI model has dates and the need for calculation over dates to aggregate and compare data, like year-to-date, same period last year, moving average, and so on. Quick measures and DAX functions can help, but how do…  Watch now